New Gateway Blocks Mobile Spam
Oct 21, 2003, 6:00 AM by (staff)
TeleCommunication Systems (TCS) today announced the latest release of its Wireless Internet Gateway (WIG) product, incorporating new anti-spam technology to help wireless carriers protect their customers from mobile spam. WIG 4.1 applies the same filtering and blocking rules to all possible spam sources, including email, HTTP, SMS, and SMPP.
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